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instructions are for the telephones that look like this. M2008
Questions? Contact the Help desk at ext: 6262 or
Administrative Computing Services Center
Medgar Evers College
The City University of New York
the numbers on the
buttons below are for illustrative purposes. The number on the buttons on
your phone will be unique to your phone.
to your primary Extension (Directory Number), also known as your extension
number, or line key. This is the key you use to make a call. You can press
this key and then dial, or you can simply lift the handset and the primary
Extension key will be selected automatically.
can set up a conference call for up to six (6) people, including yourself.
To set up a conference call:
on a call, press. The
person you are talking to is placed on Hold.
the number of the person you want to add to the conference. When the
call is answered, you can talk privately with the person before they
join the conference. (If they do not answer, press the EXTENSION
key to get back to your active call).
Conference again to join all callers.
necessary, repeat the procedure to include up to six (6) people.
Conference key has another capability called Call Join. Let's say you are on
a call and another line rings. You place the first call on hold and answer
the second call. Now you would like to join both callers onto 1 line. Here's
how to do it:
are currently on a call.
has the other call on it.
The person on hold joins your conversation.
you to easily direct a call to another number or person
transfer a call:
- Press. The
person you were talking to is placed on hold and you hear dial tone.
the number that you want to transfer the call to.
immediately allows you to transfer the call without announcing the
caller to the called party. To announce the caller, wait until the other
party answers the call, inform them you are transferring and then press
the person you are transferring to does not answer and you want to get back
to the person you are transferring, just press your EXTENSION
forward allows you to transfer all of your calls so that they ring at
another extension, to your assistant, or to Meridian
forward all your calls:
the extension that you want to forward your calls to.
reinstate Call Forward to the same number:
cancel Call Forward:
a message waiting LED (Light Emitting Diode). It will illuminate when you
have a Meridian Mail Message.
a free EXTENSION
key or lift the handset.
Meridian Mail's extension is automatically dialed. If
there is no message key on your telephone dial 6990,
for Carroll Street, or the
Bedford building, dial 5186 .
the Meridian Mail Prompts
or press 2 to listen to your messages. Press 76 to erase the message, or press 1 to repeat the message.
messages from the outside
718-270-6990 (n Metrotech) or 718-270-5186 (in Carroll or Bedford).
your extension number followed by the #
your password followed by the #
for voice instructions or you may press
2 to listen to your messages.
to erase the message, or press 1
to repeat the message.
your voice mail password
- After accessing your
mail box, dial 8 and the
star (*) key at any time.
- Dial 4.
- Dial your new password
followed by the # key.
- Dial your new password
followed by the # key one
- Enter your old password
followed by the # sign.
an express message
within the school, dial 6991.
From the outside, dial 718-270-6991.
within the school, dial 5189.
From the outside, dial 718-270-5189.
(For Carroll or Bedford)
for the voice instructions or dial your party’s extension followed by
the # key on your dial pad.
for the prompts and leave your message.
Recording a personal greeting on your voice mail box
Lift handset then dial 5186
(Bedford and Carroll campuses) or 6990 (Metrotech) and log into your mail box.
(The prerecorded prompts will guide you or you can go to the next step)
Enter 1 to record the
greeting outside callers will hear. Dial 2 to record the internal greeting
callers within the school will hear. Dial 3 to record a temporary greeting
which will override the first two greetings.
Dial 5 to start
Dial # to stop
Hang up. (The
prerecorded prompts will guide you for further assistance).
step 2 you must enter the star key
after the 8)
Last number redial
any of your extension keys twice
disconnect your call without hanging up the handset.
To use the feature, after a call, press the
place a call on Hold: Press. The
the line on hold.
return to a held call: Press the EXTENSION
key beside the flashing
WHAT DID YOU
SAY? Yes, that is the volume key. It is used to change the volume of
whatever sound is coming out of the phone. If you are talking to someone
using the Handset, it changes the loudness of the sound you hear. If you are
on the speakerphone, it changes the volume of the sound coming out of the
speaker. If your phone is ringing, it can make the ringing sound louder or
The dial pad is used to dial
the party you wish to reach.
indicators provide information about the particular feature that you are
using. When you are learning about the features, you will find out what it
means when the LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) indicator comes on or flashes.
Just a quick lesson: There are four states that the little triangle can be
in: On, Off, Flashing Slow, and Flashing Fast.
off state means that nothing is going on with that feature.
usually means that the feature is active or a line is in use.
flashing usually indicates that a feature is in the programming state
(like when you are programming the Call Forward
number or the Auto Dial number).
flashing means that a line key is on Hold.
Speed Call allows you to dial frequently called numbers using
a brief code to represent the number. The codes are one, two, or three
digits long (0 to 999). See your telephone system administrator for a list
of the Speed Call codes.
Only a telephone that has been designated as a Speed Call
Controller telephone can program the numbers to be stored.
To store a Speed Call number:
Enter the code to be
added to the Speed Call list (0 to 999).
Dial the access code
(9), followed by the internal, external, or long-distance telephone
To change a Speed Call number:
Enter the Speed Call
code that you want to change.
Dial the new access code
(if required), internal, external, or long-distance telephone number.
To erase a Speed Call number:
Enter the Speed Call
code that you want to erase.
To make a Speed Call:
Press a free line key to
obtain a line.
Dial the Speed Call